After the 2016 election, the losing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post calling on the Obama administration to brief members of the US Electoral College on “Russian interference” before they could vote to confirm Mr Trump’s election victory.
After three and a half years of repeating as truth the proposition Russians played some significant role in the 2016 US election, in November 2020 the BBC puts scare quotes around “Russian interference”. Where was Russian interference in the 2020 election? Where was Iranian interference? What about Chinese interference? Finnish? Croatian? Have foreign intelligence agencies all been foiled in their dastardedly attempts to undermine Democracy? How was this sweeping victory accomplished? Have we always been at war with Eastasia?
Speaking of John Podesta, remember the Podesta e-mails? Julian Assange remains imprisoned.